Construction to erect statues of North
Korea’s two former leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il is well underway in
Hyesan City, Yangkang Province. Howeve..
Pyongyang has called on all state agencies
to launch a ‘100-day battle against crime ‘ as it works to ‘establish social
order’ ahead of the 70th anniversary of the Worke..
The family members of North Korean
diplomats or high-ranking Pyongyang Party cadres who defect, in contrast to
past practices, are not being sent to prison camps or put un..
Some North Korean diplomats and other officials with posts abroad have been
sending their sons and daughters to mental
health hospitals within North Korea in a bid to avoi..
North Korea has up until this day
maintained it was South Korea that invaded its territory, sparking up the
Korean War, but over the past few years, more people in the No..
North Korea’s abrupt withdrawal from an
international sports event hosted by the South is due to fears over the Middle
East Respiratory Syndrome [MERS] outbreak rather than..
A massive brawl between Ministry of People's Security [MPS] agents and vendors at a marketplace in Musan County last
Friday has led to an urgent dispatch of county..
This year’s squid catch in North Korea is
said to be exceptionally good, sending not only residents who live by the East
Sea but also those from other regions out fishing,..
With Kim Jong Un at the helm of North Korea, the
age limit for commercial activities has been removed for women; for men, however, this limit has recently been raised..
While the North Korean authorities step up
efforts to ward off MERS, residents, distrustful of the state’s policies and
ability to block the disease, are resorting to folk..